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LESSON 1

LESSON 2

LESSON 3

LESSON 4

LESSON 5

LESSON 6

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LESSON 7

LESSON 8

LESSON 9

LESSON 10

LESSON 11

LESSON 12

LESSON 13

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Lesson 1

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1. Chris is an aggressive driver.
2. No consideration appears to have been given by the government to
the actual cost of social care.
3. Would it be too extravagant to buy both? Dont be too extravagant
with the wine.
4. Whoever lived here before us had catholic tastes.
5. Her ambition was to run a fashion magazine, she actually considered
her friends her best prospects.
6. She gives a graphic account of her unhappy childhood there.
7. It was a political campaign that lacked sexy issues.

8. The Queens momentous visit to Ireland will cement relations


between the UK and the Irish Republic.

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Ex.6

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1. Analysts have concluded that a freer, more aggressive and more
critical news media in the region would have put a brake on the
governmental corruption and the so-called crony capitalism that are
widely seen as at the heart of the economic mess.
2. Stop being so dramatic! Its embarrassing.
3. While bin Laden has not admitted responsibility for the September
11 bombings, his extravagant praise for the perpetrators leaves
little doubt of his complicity.
4. Our so-called world-class universities are pathetically
underfunded. Their academic staff are shockingly underpaid.
5. Food labels can be wildly inaccurate in telling consumers how much
fat, sugar or salt is contained in a product.
6. She doesnt know what she is talking about, she is getting her data
indirectly, by anecdote.
7. There are basically two types of thief: the opportunist and the
pro. Most burglars are opportunists.

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Ex.8

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He was a real challenge to all of his teachers

They will challenge the new law in court

They have challenged the accuracy of his findings


To meet the challenges of the next few years

Ex.1


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Handsome
1. a handsome colonial mansion
2. He managed to make a handsome profit out of the deal.
3. There are some handsome prizes to be won.
4. They won a handsome victory in the elections.
5. Handsome is as handsome does.
Facility
6. The college has excellent research facilities.
7. The phone is equipped with a call-back facility.
8. There was also fierce local opposition to plans to build the
worlds largest nuclear waste facility near Krasnoyarsk.
9. The hotel has its own pool and leisure facilities.
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Its performance on mountain roads was impressive.
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This is due to the disappointing performance of the bond
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The company has a great track record of managing hospitals.

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Medical records are now kept on computers.
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The department has a long record of high achievement.
Commitment
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Thanks to your energy and commitment the project was a
success.
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The country is hoping for a commitment of $25 million in aid.
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Many parents do not get involved in schools as they have too
many other commitments.
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The governor has a strong commitment to creating jobs in the
state.
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But she is not committed to this place any more.
24. The judge committed him to prison for six months.
Challenge
25. The Internet site: Assistance for the Technologically Challenged.
26. Tour of Italy for Financially Challenged.
27. Manuel Pellegrini was asked on Friday whether taking charge of
Manchester City represented the biggest challenge of his career.
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Ernest Hemingway was famous for his minimalist writing style.
When challenged to write a six-word novel, he allegedly came up
with: For sale: baby shoes, never worn.

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1. His aim is to create an impression that joining the single currency


is the safe, sensible, in fact, conservative thing to do.
2. The novel had originally been published abroad as a limited private
affair.
3. I saw him win his fifth Olympic gold medal in Sydney two years ago
and it was the finest piece of sport I have ever seen.
4. Politics can be an ugly business and it is no accident that few
CEOs ever run for political office.
5. Global climate change threatens to make weather patterns even more
erratic.
6. The patient who cannot give a history owing to coma or loss of
speech presents a difficult challenge indeed.
7. I love the challenge of photography, he says. I get to create
something new every day.
8. The great tragedy of Science the slaying of a beautiful
hypothesis by an ugly fact.
9. He was respected around the region where he had bought his farm,
but was never a member of the community.
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Seeing Ronaldo missing that penalty against Barcelona on
Wednesday night was happy occurrence over the past two or three
years.
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Italian-Argentine artist Lucio Fontana was one of the first
artists to promote the idea of art as performance rather than an
enduring physical work.
12.
Traditionally, Wales against Scotland matches are thrilling
affairs.

Ex.4

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He embraced his wife and kissed his children.


They saw an island in the embrace of the winds.
The charity embraces all acts that contribute to animal welfare.
Embrace the whole 70s thing.
In embracing the cancer Ive fallen ill with I have also embraced
mysteries that I couldnt have imagined more than a year ago.
6. These kids want to embrace what they learn and integrate it into
their lives.
7. Kosovo must be part of a regional economic zone that embraces
Southeast Europe and the Balkans but there are questions about
whether all of Europe is ready to embrace it.

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Ex.6

1. This learning site is a perfect study destination which involves


combining top-class study facilities with a cracking social scene
and famously friendly locals.
2. Working abroad in ugly corners of the world, American journalists
often learn the identities of American CIA officers, but never
publish their names.
3. Boys are hardwired to love the rough and tumble but need attention
from their family and community.
4. Though Susan had been raised a Catholic, when she was in college
she embraced Buddism.
5. Some of the officers of the police department have, lets say,
fitness issues.
6. Perhaps the Big Bang was an accident, a matter of chance. We are
unlikely ever to discover the guilty party.
7. Ive tried to give her hints about clothes and things, and shes
been furious.
8. This British fashion company has been selling well around the
world. It is a success story on Britains business landscape.
9. Christmas would be a big affair, with extended family and close
friends, and we would decorate the house with all those Christmas
things.
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Clark had a way of getting things done with minimum fuss and
maximum courtesy.

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1. It was not until 1972 that the war finally came to an end.
2. We always try to keep up with competitors.
3. She doesnt know how she would survive on just a state pension.
Married in 1936, it was not until the 1960s that she went out to
work after bringing up her children.
4. The first part of the novel did not come out until after his return
from the trip.
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1. It wasnt for several months that I settled down in city
again.(Woodhouse, Jeeves and Wooster.)
2. Starting a new business involves a great deal of risk, hard work.
Putting in 18-hour days is not unusual. You have to love
challenges.
3. Earthquakes are an unusual occurrence in England but are not
totally unusual.
4. It is not unworthy of your attention.
5. You may become an M.P/ (Member of Parliament). Nothing is
impossible. This would not be even unprecedented.
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1. No two international problems are alike.
2. Watching this documentary, it was impossible to ignore how little

were doing to stop dangerous people from buying deadly weapons.


The thumb never left his mouth.
He made a point of never sounding disappointed.
We're nowhere near solving the problem.
He is one of the great painters of light, but until recently he
himself has been obscure.
7. What could be less turbulent than this picture?
8. I could hardly have avoided hearing them, being in the same house.
9. Every cloud has a silver lining.
10.
The cereal is free of additives.
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Not one person remained seated anywhere in the whole stadium.
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Look out for poisonous mushrooms.
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He is a man of few words.
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Maintenance of buildings, especially ancient buildings, never
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Ex.7

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1. No one knows precisely how much she earns a month, but $4000 can
not be inaccurate.
2. It is not unlike me that in heading toward the West I should travel
east.
3. Mr Yoshoto scarcely lowered his Japanese newspaper to listen to my
story, but Mrs.Yoshoto seemed responsive or, at least, not
unresponsive.
4. She was no stranger in the apartment.
5. More often than not, the light is falling upon a young woman. (from
video episode Vermeer)
6. Style is a matter of which a foreigner, even though he knows the
language pretty well, can be but an uncertain judge: the finer
points, the music, the aptness, the rhythm, can hardly fail to
escape him.
7. His was not a mission at the cutting edge of British diplomatic
activity.

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1. Howling winds, furious tides and a series of torrential downpours


announced the arrival of Cyclone Sandy on the American east coast
last night, an unwelcome guest ahead of Halloween that has forced
mass evacuations across what is the countrys most densely
populated region.

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2. With the first road in Scotland blocked by snow this season and
lighting-up time brought forward, motorists had their first real
taste of winter yesterday.
3. Hiroshima, 680 km. Southwest of Tokyo, was hit hardest today with
the magnitude 6,4 quake struck at 3:28 p.m. local time, but it
rattled windows as far away as South Korea.
4. Mask is an object that is frequently worn over or in front of the
face to hide the identity of a person and, with its own features,
to establish another being.
5. National Geographic Magazine is a monthly magazine of geography,
archeology, anthropology, and exploration, providing the armchair
traveler with literary and factual accounts to comprehend those
subjects.

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1. Many of the children brought in the shelters suffer from disease.


Tuberculosis is common and AIDS is becoming a concern, said Groton.
2. Flowering plants were primarily cultivated for their fragrance.
Their usefulness and beauty were also in demand.
3. Demand for oil is 12 percent higher than it was a decade ago. Gas
demand is 30 percent higher.
4. Freedom may become a burden. It can destabilize a persons inner
world.
5. He had now become a politician. His campaign of coming to power had
been opened.

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Ex.6

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1. Airbus showed off its giant A380, a double-decked behemoth that
could revolutionize long-haul flying, at a lavish ceremony Tuesday
with European leaders gathered for the first official look at the
worlds largest passenger plane.
2. The Kinotavr film festival, a Russian cinema showcase, kicks off at
the Black Sea resort of Sochi, with celebrated actors, directors
and singers making their way down the red carpet to the Zimny
Theatre, the festivals main venue.

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3. Russian Central Bank chief Sergey Ignatiev has been reelected as


chairman of the Russian Sberbank watchdog committee by the new
committee members at the annual meeting of shareholders Friday,
said Sberbank public relations department chief Yury Rovensky.

Ex.7

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1. Only one serious doubt was ever raised about this view. The doubt
concerned the power of the British Parliament to pass laws relating
to Scotland.
2. Some councils have only a small number of committees while others
have many more. The variety depends upon the political style of the
council and the range of its responsibilities.
3. On March 24 and 25 an international forum of cultural workers for
peace and disarmament was held in Paris. The forum was attended by
representatives of some 40 countries.

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Ex.1

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1. Who won the game? Its only the half.
2. Its part of the long story.
3. When I got to the Cadillac the Boss was already sitting in the
front of the drivers seat.
4. He weighed somewhere between three and four hundred pounds.
5. Even if the Prime Minister's speech made few new points, it was
statesmanlike.
6. Three long years had passed over my head since I had tasted ale,
beer, wine or liquor of any kind.
7. The countrys population is still divided on the issue of joining
Europe.
8. She closed the bathroom door behind her, sat on the edge of the
bathtub and smoked a Virginia Slim.

Ex.2

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Ex.3


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Ex.4

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1. While much of Europe moved an hour back to Standard time over the
weekend, Russia remained on permanent summer time. Moscow is now
four hours ahead of London, and two hours ahead of Kiev, but
remains eight hours ahead of New York City until Sunday, since the
United States doesnt change to winter time until November 4.

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2. Seventeen-century Holland was a balancing act. It was a nation


poised between land and sea, between debit and credit, and at the
center of it all there was the windmill.
3. Close to the windowJames, over six feet in height, but lean,
brooded over the scene with his permanent stoop.
4. Lords took dues from their vassals, gangsters took protection money
from small business, governments took taxes from their citizens.
5. Brought from China to Japan, green tea developed its own character,
and Japanese tea ceremony has evolved into a peculiarly Japanese
phenomenon.
6. Oh, those young actors know theyre famous and they definitely get
an attitude.
7. This is a really edgy shoe style, with three and a half-inch heels
and an open toe.
8. If the DTI sword were to fall on every businessmen who had been
economical with truth about his assets, the City would shrink to
Square Inch.
9. Johannes Vermeer. He is one of the great painters of light, but
until recently he himself has been obscure, lost in the darkness of
the past.
10.
Madison Avenue is bracing for another big round of job cuts as
advertising agencies assess the damage to their business in the
wake of the terrorists attacks.

Lesson 6

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1. Western banks prefer to take the wait-and-see approach.


2. NASA chief praised James Cameron, the director and producer of the
movie Titanik, another would-be space tourist.
3. The Presidents statement came ten days after the tragic conclusion
of a 52-hour hostage crisis in the southern town of Beslan.
4. The shop-till-you-drop mentality of the eighties fades away in the
US.
5. A thriving not-for-profit sector is part of the fabric of a modern
democratic society.
6. Continued nuclear weapons tests run counter to the agreements.
7. Telepathy is direct mind-to-mind communication.

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8. French films, once regarded as sleep-inducing psychodramas, have


begun to win growing interest in the US.
9. Russias yearly change to winter time was abolished in February

2011. Many Russians complained about the resulting dark winter


mornings.

Ex.2

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Ex.4

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1. The cream became the first prescription-only wrinkle treatment.


2. Governor Arnold Schwarzeneggers aids expected campaigns to amend
the US Constitution so the Austrian-born weightlifter-turned-movieactor-turned-governor could be president.
3. The worlds first electricity-generating rubbish incinerator was
built in Britain in 1895.
4. Sensing the new momentum, Anderson returned to the outspoken, tellthe-hard-truth approach that first attracted supporters to him
during his primaries.
5. Like Tolstoys unhappy families, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and
South Korea are unhappy in their own individual ways. But a lack of
transparency in financial dealings, a failure of regulation and
disinterested government supervision of markets, and a get-filthyrich-quick mentality within the national elite was evident in each
case.
6. Not that many years ago, shopping in China mostly consisted of
lining up to entreat surly clerks to accept cash on exchange for
ugly merchandise that did not fit. But now China has utterly
embraced Americas modern shop-till-you-drop ethos and is in the
midst of a buy-at-the-mall- frenzy.

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Ex.6

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Ex.1

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1. Incidentally, I am not a member of the club.


2. Migrant workers overwhelmingly work in low-paying jobs.
3. As with many things in life, the process is conceptually simple,
and the devil is in the details.
4. Foolishly, I allowed myself to be persuaded to enter the contest.
5. Financially, the accident has been a disaster for the owners of the
tunnel.
6. The January ski-holiday sales are on. Admittedly, prices arent
quite as low as in some recent seasons, but last-minute discounts
of about 30% are not unusual. So now is the time to buy.
7. She was admitted to a hospital where she had, ironically, worked as
a volunteer visiting the elderly.
8. Additionally, the Maastricht plan for economic and monetary union
suffered from a serious technical drawback.

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9. Historically, Mars was thought to be the most unlikely planet to


harbour life.
10.
The top tabloids are seen variously as old-fashioned,
reactionary or worthless.
11.
Peter, predictably, denied his involvement in the conspiracy.
12.
The current cold in mid latitudes, counterintuitively, reverse
that trend and reduce the ice cover further.
13.
Metro station are clearly signposted and maps are freely
available at ticket windows.
14.
He skipped classes, because academically ineligible and lost
his scholarship after his first year.
15.
Admittedly, marrying the man suspected of murdering her former
husband doesnt look good. (Mary Queen of Scots)

Ex.2

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Ex.4

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1. The time of peak demand for locally grown produce is late spring
and early summer.
2. But the results of the elections could be also seen as an
indication of a politically divided United States of America.
3. Environmentally conscious drivers are being given the chance to
turn their unwanted cars into newly planted trees.
4. Our ability to use English subtly and precisely continually is
being interfered with by our need to use language simply and
imprecisely for everyday purpose.
5. Dr. Woosuk Hwag was forced to quit his post at South Koreas
leading academic institution, Seoul National University, following
an investigation into his apparently pioneering work on human
cloning.

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6. As violent and unscrupulous as most of the other Roman rulers, he


was arguably the most vigorous and effective of all.
7. Alarmingly, the authors say China created one bomb designed as an
export design that nearly anybody could build.
8. Although Russian diplomats have been very reticent(tight-lipped)
about Russian-Tajik relations, what little has become known of the
confident talks is curiously thought-provoking.

Ex.5

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Ex.6

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1. A Nobel Week is opening in Sweden. Physiology and medicine


laureates are due on October 6, physics on October 7, and chemistry
on October 8.
2. A UN Security Council meeting is due to be held in New York
tomorrow to be attended by Abkhazia and North Ossetia at Russian
proposal.
3. Mr.Nadar also argued that a strong democratic society with a civic
participation needs to be built if crime and corruption were to be
avoided.
4. We were running trials when an urgent message came from the head
office.
5. Violent youth gangs were a much-publicized problem in New-York City
at the end of 1950s.

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Ex.5

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1. It seems astonishing that the world is still watching rather than
acting two weeks after the Lebanon war began.
2. The most complete skeleton of an amphibious reptile called a
plisaur, that grew up to 30ft long and lived 150 million years ago,
has been found in Wiltshire quarry.
3. Far off in the South Atlantic, 2500 kilometers from the nearest
landmass, Africa, a war is being waged on a lonely spot called
Cough Island.
4. A ton of bad press and a nasty lawsuit followed, and though Doreen
had not been on duty when it happened, she had nonetheless been
shaken by it. An investigation followed. Two people were terminated
and a new set of regulations came down.
5. The space shuttle began shedding pieces as it flew over California.
6. The storm caused the worst damage in the 108-year history of New
York's subway system, and there was no indication of when the
largest U.S. transit system would be rolling again.

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1. The officer is the one who gives the orders.
2. I am going to build the kind of nation that President Roosevelt
hoped for, President Truman worked for and President Kennedy died
for. (L.B.Johnson)
3. We must not resign ourselves to life as a second rate power,
declared the US President.
4. It is easy to look back and paint a picture of how things went. At
the time it was unclear.
5. Nulty turned over a photo that was lying face down on his desk and
handed it to me. It was a police mug, front and profile, with a
fingerprint classification underneath. Thats the boy.
6. (Malwern, a private detective the hero of the story is making
his way through a fighting crowd in a night club). Malvern shook an
arm off.
7. There comes a time when it is time to declare a victory and leave
the field.
8. My name if James Bond. What, not the James Bond?
9. It was the January after we went to Greece.

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Ex.5

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1. The then Israeli Prime-minister was later assassinated by a


rightwing Jewish fanatic.
2. A Democratic candidate explicitly said that he would never have
supported the invasion of an Iraq that did not possess the weapons
of mass destruction.
3. The risk that a nuclear bomb will devastate an American city is
growing. An American Hiroshima is all too likely.
4. The greatest danger from a Bush Supreme Court is that it will limit
the right of states.
5. That the king can do no wrong is a necessary and fundamental
principle of the English constitution.
6. A reunited North Atlantic Treaty Organization is needed in Iraq to
consolidate security there.

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Lesson 11

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We have hunted high and low, in house and garden and outside the
gates, and he is nowhere to be seen.
The coalition has outlived its usefulness and will disappear come
the election.
The main problem facing the road haulage industry is overcapacity
too many trucks chasing too little work.
It was decided to nurse the banking system back to health.
They are going to work on the next phase of the system, seeking,
they say, to extend its scope and correct its flaws.

Ex.3


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Ex.4

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1. And shes gone and thrown herself away on him same way as they all
do.
2. Social-protection programs have survived relatively unscathed.
3. Federal prisons are operating at more than 130% of their capacity.
4. Every product does have a period of initial growth, a mature
period, and a declining period as it disappears from the market.
5. Scotland and Northern Ireland retain control over the education
within their respective countries.
6. The National Health service and the public education system were
reformed with the intention of improving their efficiency and
offering greater choice to those who used them.
7. There was an immediate outbreak of name-calling, with Britains
macho environment minister claiming that his French opposite
number had been too tired to understand the deal; and many others
pointing an accusation finger at the Americans.

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Lesson 12

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Ex.1

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1. Huge spending cuts beckon.


2. In reality such programs have always led to skyrocketing military
spending.
3. Labour wants to attack the governments weakness on tax.
4. The company is increasingly moving to computers, telecom products
and other electrical goods, with plans for everything from travel
to finance.
5. The US is still No.1 in military, No.1 in economy, No.1 in
promoting human rights and No.1 in idealism..

Ex.2

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Princess Diana. Part Two,
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Ex.5

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foreign aid policy
a Brussels-based think-tanker
moderate government
ballot box
the arms burden
job-creating measures
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fewer births and longer lives
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1. A sales-tax is a non-starter..
2. With peace, annual economic growth rates around 10% and generous
foreign aid, Mozambique seemed to have one of the brightest futures
in southern Africa.
3. As such, the prevailing wisdom on Wall Street is less show and no
tell.
4. On present policies the economy will never recover.
5. The tax, grumble some energy users, will make some American
industries less competitive. It will cost jobs and output.
6. He wants to shore up the core Tory vote, but not through and narrow
appeal to class.

Lesson 13

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